Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has expressed appreciation over Industrial peace and harmony in the State.
The Governor represented by his deputy Dr.Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna stated this during the Labour Merit Award organised by the Office of the Head of Service of the State held at the Government House as part of activities to commemorate this year’s May Day celebration.
He pointed out that the Industrial peace has amply demonstrated the level of esteem, maturity, confidence and patriotism the labour and its leadership has exhibited towards the development of Kano State.
“We sincerely appreciate your selfless disposition and service to our citizenry he said “.
Ganduje added that since the inception of his administration, government accorded priority attention to policies and programmes that have direct bearing on the life of workers and will strive to consolidate on the gains recorded for the betterment of their condition of service and welfare to the highest possible limit.
He congratulated the recipients of the awards for being outstanding in their endeavours and urged them to continue to be committed and dedicated to the service of the State.
The Chairman of NLC Kano Council,Comrade Kabiru Ado Minjibir appreciated the effort of the State Government for releasing One billion naira recently for the settlement of retirees benefits and further said the annual event’s theme: “Labour,Politics and the quest for good governance and development in Nigeria” is unique due to the fact that labour and politics are co-related.
On his part, the Head of Civil Service Usman Bala Muhammad said government has maintained implementation of various reform initiatives in order to reposition the service for better result in which the outcome is translated to the general wellbeing and improved service delivery for the benefit of the entire citizenry of the State.
During the occasion awards were presented to workers and veteran labour leaders.